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Topic: Handspun Yarn & Fiber Swap Round 2 GALLERY  (Read 19276 times)
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« Reply #80 on: July 11, 2009 07:00:35 AM »

seing all this fiber in its glory makes me wish the postal system was faster...  I don't think I can wait 2 weeks!!! ahhhh!!!!!! I want my package now!!!!    Who wants to invent a matter transporter for me?  LOL  Wink  Grin

I love those batts, that wicked witch batt is killer!
all this sock yarn makes me want to spin sock yarns again.....  They are so gorgeous!
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« Reply #81 on: July 11, 2009 10:54:24 AM »

Yeah, that's the downside to sending international. :[ At least we are on the same continent?? hehe
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« Reply #82 on: July 11, 2009 02:55:22 PM »

I received my second package for this swap...from ariaya!  Everything is fantastic!  The batts are super soft and the colours are perfect for me!

Batts made with merino, bamboo, cotswold & silk:


Batts made with BFL, silk & merino:


Medium crafted item - handwoven project bag from handspun & cotswold:


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ariaya, thanks for swapping with me!  I love everything you sent!  You have mad weaving skills!!
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« Reply #83 on: July 11, 2009 03:00:52 PM »

I love the woven bag. It's really beautiful. I really need to figure out how to set up my loom so I can start weaving too! The batts are also beautiful!
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« Reply #84 on: July 11, 2009 03:01:02 PM »

Oh wow, I adore that package. Being new to weaving I just fall in love with everyone's projects! I'm so jealous (in a good way, lol) about not being able to blend fiber so wonderfully. *someday* Those colors are gorgeous.

This has been such a sweet gallery so far! I can't wait to see the rest!!
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« Reply #85 on: July 11, 2009 03:14:53 PM »

I'm glad you like them l2e!  SewMama .. practice ... and don't overblend is the trick to those batts Smiley I use prepped fibers and just run them through once or twice depending on how much blending I want.
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« Reply #86 on: July 11, 2009 03:45:11 PM »

Well I love that project bag. It really looks great. The colors are wonderful.
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« Reply #87 on: July 11, 2009 05:55:54 PM »

thanks!  I love weaving with variegated yarns .. you get the coolest effects.
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« Reply #88 on: July 11, 2009 05:56:59 PM »

wow.  and you consideredered that bag a medium item?  insane!  It's so gorgeous!  I love the color!  all that fiber is great!
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« Reply #89 on: July 11, 2009 07:03:36 PM »

I love those batts! And the woven items are just so cool!
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